Browsing: Vegetable soups

French Onion Soup

Subtle, smoky-flavoured Soupe a l’Oignon is associated with the re’veillon on Christinas Eve, and is a traditional winter favourite.

Welsh Leek Soup

This delicious vegetable soup features the national emblem of Wales, the leek, and is also known as Cawl Cennin, the word ‘cawl’ meaning broth. Because the leek season is short…

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Iced Tomato and Basil Soup

A refreshing chilled soup, best made when tomatoes are at their cheapest and most flavoursome. The pungency of fresh basil adds a delicious herbiness.

Irish Potato and Parsley Soup

Potatoes have been a staple part of the Irish diet for hundreds of years, and find their way into all sorts of dishes. Use a variety such as Pentland Dell…

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Spanish Gazpacho Soup

There are more than thirty variations of gazpacho, only some of which are the familiar raw, cold, tomato-based mixture. This version is typical of Andalusia in the hot south. Originally,…

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Bean Soup with Pistou #2

This is a light and evocative dish, filled with the tastes, colours and scents of approaching summer. It is extremely therapeutic to make, especially if you make the pistou by…

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Chilled Tomato Soup (Gazpacho)

There are many versions of what is perhaps one of the two or three Spanish ”classic” dishes. This is a simple, basic version. It is traditionally served with a variety…

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Lentil Soup

You can use water instead of beef broth, and vegetable shortening instead of chicken fat, in which case the soup becomes pareve. This version is very popular in Israel in…

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Romanian Tomato Soup

Use meat broth instead of water if you are making this for a meat meal. A handful of herbs such as basil or oregano can be added, though this is…

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Sopa de Albondigas

The most economical meat is chopped or ground, because it can be stretched with extenders such as grain or bread. This meatball soup, which has several names, is popular throughout…

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Cold Borscht

This is another Israeli favorite, and very refreshing in the hot summers of the Middle East. It is one of the few clear soups, although sometimes a few shreds of…

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